Year Founded: 2002
Location: Van Nuys
Initiating Change in Our Neighborhoods Community Development Corporation (ICON CDC) is a community-based, not-for-profit organization located in Van Nuys. For more than 20 years, ICON CDC has been creating jobs for low-income individuals through economic revitalization and neighborhood development. ICON CDC is committed to promoting the general welfare and prosperity of the residents of the San Fernando Valley, promoting economic development and the growth of small businesses through entrepreneur training, business loan counseling, financial literacy, and employment assistance. ICON CDC is building a San Fernando Valley free of poverty with economic opportunity, social justice, and civic engagement for everyone. The company focuses on hiring and developing staff from the San Fernando Valley communities it serves. The emphasis on hiring from the community reinforces the mission of ICON CDC. Bilingual capability is key to hiring and staffing. The organization is a living example of Greater Los Angeles.